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Tolland (Tolland, Connecticut)

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  • UConn Water Plan Won't Meet Needs

    In 2012, the University of Connecticut asked water utilities to propose new ways to increase drinking water supply to its Storrs campus. Those submitting knew that an industrial park was planned, that what is now known as the Storrs Center would be...
  • How The Top Workplaces Were Chosen

    There are many ways to measure the quality of a workplace: wages and benefits, employee turnover, physical amenities like gyms, policies such as flex time and free lunch, and profit-sharing all come to mind. As the chronicler of life in Connecticut,...
  • Oktoberfest is an Amazing Time For Connecticut Beer Fanatics

    Oktoberfest is an Amazing Time For Connecticut Beer Fanatics
    Besides all the hay-riding, corn-mazing, football-watching and apple-fritter-chomping that goes on during the autumn season, fall signifies a blissful time for craft beer aficionados — Oktoberfest lagers, pumpkin ales, chocolate malts, and spicy...
  • Peter Reilly's Hard Won Justice

    On Sept. 29, 1973, four decades ago, an 18-year-old homicide suspect told the state police during an eight-hour interrogation, "I definitely did what happened to my mother last night." Peter Reilly of Falls Village, a hamlet in the Litchfield hills,...
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

    Thumbs up to the University of Connecticut, the greenest school in the nation. The Sierra Club recognized UConn as the No. 1 "Coolest School" for offering hundreds of sustainability-related classes, slashing water use, retrofitting buildings and serving...
  • Half-Baked Reporting System Keeps Election Results A Mystery

    Half-Baked Reporting System Keeps Election Results A Mystery
    By Wednesday afternoon, official results for all of Tuesday's local elections were still not up on the secretary of the state's website. This is crazy. By contrast, Florida voters knew by 8 p.m. Tuesday all their local election results — because...
  • Possible Tornado Sighted Amid Storms, Heavy Rain

     Possible Tornado Sighted Amid Storms, Heavy Rain
    A possible tornado was spotted moving through Coventry into Mansfield Wednesday evening as storms moved across the state, dumping heavy rain, knocking down trees and power lines and prompting tornado warnings in Tolland and Windham counties. The...
  • State Struggles To Feed Hungry In Summer

    Let's think about food. Not the food you eat, but the food others struggle to obtain. Congress continues to shape and debate a bill on food policy as it determines how it will allocate hundreds of billions of dollars to farmers and low-income consumers....
  • Cautious Growth Pays Off

    Cautious Growth Pays Off
    When sitting down with the Courant, Julie Paolino, 49, identified herself as a physical therapist who, in addition assisting patients, also oversees and supports nine physical therapy clinics. An employee surveyed this year by WorkplaceDynamics...
  • Randy Collins Benefit Set for Sept. 29 in Tolland

    Tolland guitarist Randy Collins is lucky to be alive. On July 16, a vehicle drove through the intersection of Old Post and Mountain Spring Roads in his hometown. The car struck Collins’ UPS truck as he was making deliveries, flipping it in on its...
  • The Willimantic River's Great Split Rock Boulder, Lost Scripture Bridge

    I'm not sure if it was the large rounded rocks along the trail that made me think of a cobblestone road, but as I stood on the abutments of Scripture Bridge and watched the Willimantic River flow past, I kept turning around to see if a carriage or horse-...